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Senior Fellow/Acting Instructor - Spine Surgery Fellowship, Neurological Surgery

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Neurological Surgery

Title: Senior Fellow/Acting Instructor - Spine Surgery Fellowship, Neurological Surgery

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington is offering two one-year Spine Fellowships.

The Neurological Surgery Spine Fellow is appointed as an Senior Fellow/ Acting Instructor in the Department of Neurological Surgery. Progressive independence in patient evaluation and management is encouraged during the course of the fellowship. The fellowship is divided into two six-month rotations with a primary responsibility as a member of the spine services at Harborview Medical Center and the University of Washington Medical Center.

The fellow will actively participate in the management of all facets of spinal surgery, including extensive mentoring in complex trauma cases, tumors, infection, degenerative disorders and spinal deformity, all forms of spinal instrumentation and image-guided surgery, and minimally invasive surgery.

The anticipated started date for this position is July 1, 2022. This is a 12 month service period position per year.



Applicants must have completed an ACGME accredited neurosurgery residency program and be able to obtain a Washington license to practice.

An H-1B visa is required for all graduates of foreign medical schools. In order to be eligible for University sponsorship of an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.


Please submit your CV, Four Letters of Recommendations, Letter of Interest and USMLE Exam steps 1, 2 and 3 (if applicable).

Department Contact Information:

Dontay Smith

Fellowship Coordinator

Phone: 206-543-3570


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